PN Support Group

May Support Group

We will be joined by the Nebraska Strong Recovery Project for the May support group! The Nebraska Strong Recovery Project is an outreach program working with individuals, families, and communities impacted by Covid-19, providing community-based support and education to help Nebraskans cope during this stressful time. 

The Nebraska Strong Recovery Project
featuring Kelsey Hulen and Kristin de Koning

Date:  Saturday, May 8th
Time:  2:30 pm CST

This presentation is free, but registration is required.


Past Support Groups

All Parkinson’s Nebraska support groups are recorded for viewers to access at any time. See our past support group presentations below:

April: Neurological Dance Therapy

May: The Right Eye for PD Detection with Dr. Adam Walter, OD

June: Cheri Prince, DPT from PDWELL

July: Dr. Howard Gendelman, MD

We were not able to record Dr. Gendelman’s presentation. However he did provide us with the link to his latest research article titled Neuroprotective Activities of Long-Acting Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (mPDM608) in 1-Methyl-4-Phenyl-1,2,3,6-Tetrahydropyridine-Intoxicated Mice. 

The article, published in the National Library of Medicine on July 7, 2020, can be found at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32638217/.

August: Innovations in Deep Brain Stimulation with Dr. Danish Bhatti

September: Walk the State Virtual Event

November: Exercise with Total HealthWorks

November: SpeechVive with John McDonald

January: Accessing Parkinson’s Resources with Amber Winter

February 2021- Navigating Nutrition with Parkinson’s Disease

Jenna Paseka, MS, RD, LMNT with Nebraska Medicine joins us to share education about Navigating Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease. Nutrition can be a confusing roadmap, especially for someone who has Parkinson’s disease. We will navigate areas of nutrition for people with PD and steps they can take to improve their nutrition and overall health!

April 2021- Navigating Nutrition with Parkinson’s Disease

Mindy Crouch, LCSW, LIMHP, LISW with Pando Geriatric Counseling joined us for the April support group for a brief presentation and round table discussion on mental health and Parkinson’s disease.